The Center's representative participated in the work of the UNCITRAL Working Group III

On January 19-25, 2020, Maxim Gubarev, Senior Expert at the International and Comparative Law Research Center, participated in the work of the resumed 38th session of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group III, in Vienna.

Last year, the Center was granted the observer status at the Working Groups III (Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform), IV (Electronic Commerce), and VI (Judicial Sale of Ships).

The Working Group III discussed various issues of reforming the system of dispute settlement between investors and States, including: creation and functioning of the appeal mechanism, enforcement of decisions of the proposed permanent judicial authority, financing of the permanent judicial body, selection and appointment of judges.

Earlier, these questions were considered during the practical workshop organized by the Center, with the participation of Diego Gosis, Evgeniya Goriatcheva, Baiju Vasani, Michail Risvas, and Sergey Usoskin.